Economics and Investing:

Hit in the Gut by the Internet Sales Tax. The advent of this tax is yet another reason to support small “mom and pop” businesses. (They will be exempt from collecting Internet sales taxes–at least for now.)

Reader James W. suggested: Cashless: The Coming War on Tax-Evasion and Decentralized Money

Italian factory owner moves company to Poland while staff are on holiday

Items from The Economatrix:

18 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Horrifying Death Spiral

401(k)s: Delivery Problems of a Different Nature

Health Insurance Premiums Rise Faster Than Wages

Obamacare clock stops for your boss, not you